Setting a course for a sustainable landscape
Yesterday, the Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing in Washington, DC on the President’s FY 2016 Budget Request for the Fish and Wildlife Service. As one the partners of the LCCs, Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe testified at the hearing where he talked about the importance of LCCs, and the good work being done in the Southeastern states by conservation partners. Here are his remarks on LCCs:
"The budget request includes $69.7…Continue
Added by Matt Baun on May 7, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments
Good news, everyone! A new draft of Blueprint 2.0 is now ready for review. Please submit your comments by 5/26. This will be the last review draft before the Steering Committee meets in early June to approve a final version.
Added by Rua Mordecai on May 5, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
While you review the draft Blueprint 2.0, you may be interested in digging in and exploring the data that forms the foundation of the Blueprint. Let’s take a quick tour of the Blueprint 2.0 data gallery, where you can find the underlying spatial data. Of course, the most important thing that you will find in this gallery is the…Continue
Added by Amy Keister on May 5, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
Those of you who are familiar with Blueprint 1.0 or who attended a Blueprint 2.0 workshop have already been introduced to the idea of conservation actions. I always imagine the Blueprint as answering two questions: 1) where should I work? and 2) what kind of work should I do there?
By recommending specific actions like protection, management, and outreach—in addition to identifying highest priority places—the Blueprint moves toward a not-so-distant future where actions and…Continue
Added by Hilary Morris on May 5, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments
Interested in being the Coordinator for the South Atlantic LCC? Know someone else who might be? Sometime in the next month, the coordinator position will be posted on USAJOBS. This is will be great opportunity to help take your cooperative to the next level.
There'll be an update sent out once…Continue
Added by Rua Mordecai on May 5, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments
Hi Everyone! I wanted to introduce myself to you. I hope to meet many of you in person in the coming weeks. My name is Matt Baun and I am serving as the Acting LCC Coordinator for the South Atlantic LCC until June 30.
This assignment is part of a leadership development program that I am enrolled in and I am very eager to meet with as many conservationists in great states of the South Atlantic. Today was my first day on the job....and it came with a steady stream of briefings,…Continue
Added by Matt Baun on May 4, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments